Los Angeles, CA - It has been announced by Michael Jackson's agent, Rudy Goodfella, that the planned Michael Jackson Tour in Britain will go ahead as planned.
"We intend to continue on, in spite of Michael's passing. Michael Jackson was one of the most innovative performers in the history of....performing. We expect this tour to cement that reputation," said Mr. Goodfella.
"We may have to do some changes to the choreography. Actually we may have to do a lot of changes to the choreography. And the public may have to be accepting of a little lip-synching now and again. Actually, the public may have to be accepting of a lot of lip-synching. But I'm sure they will understand. Michael isn't the same guy that he was twenty years ago at the peak of his fame. Actually,... Michael is a lot unlike the guy he was twenty years ago at the peak of his fame.
It is believed that his management and the venue company expect to lose in the hundreds of millions due to lost revenues should the tour fold.
When asked if he had any other hurdles to overcome in giving the tour its 'legs', Mr. Goodfella responded, "Well I understand Al Sharpton was expecting to take Mr. Jackson on tour himself so I guess we have to get that settled first."